Writer Dmitry Bykov is in serious but stable condition

Russian writer, literary critic and activist Dmitry Bykov was hospitalized on 16 April in Ufa. Now he is in a medically induced coma.

The bulls felt bad for a couple of hours before had to conduct a lecture. Doctors assess his condition as serious but stable. Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova told TASS that the cause was a chronic disease.

According to first version, leaked to the media, the opposition had a stroke, but later this diagnosis was not confirmed. At this moment there are no indications for the translation of Bykov to Moscow.

Journalist Alexei Venediktov also assured readers of his Telegram canal that Bykov didn’t have a stroke. He thanked everyone who cares about the health of the writer, and urged the concerned bulls to wish a speedy recovery.

Writer Dmitry Bykov is in serious but stable conditionWriter Dmitry Bykov.

At the moment everything is planned for the near future events with the participation of Bykova cancelled.

Dmitry Bykov is a member of the opposition against the government of Russia. He wrote a popular collection of poems, «citizen of the poet» and «Mister» which harshly criticized the authorities of the country. They are recited by actor Mikhail Efremov.